Tag: COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Vaccine deliveries rising as delta virus variant slams Asia

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JAKARTA, Indonesia — As many Asian countries battle their worst surge of COVID-19 infections, the slow-flow of vaccine doses from around the world is...

EU likely to decide on Moderna COVID shot for kids next week

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AMSTERDAM — A top official at the European Medicines Agency said a decision on whether to recommend that Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine be authorized for...

EXPLAINER: Are we going to need COVID-19 booster shots?

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Just because Pfizer wants to offer COVID-19 vaccine boosters doesn’t mean people will be lining up anytime soon -- U.S. and international health authorities...

DOJ: Naturopathic physician sold fake COVID-19 vaccine cards

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SAN FRANCISCO — A naturopathic physician in Northern California has been arrested and charged after federal prosecutors said she sold fake COVID-19 immunization treatments...

Immunized but banned: EU says not all COVID vaccines equal

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LONDON — After Dr. Ifeanyi Nsofor and his wife received two doses of AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine in Nigeria, they assumed they would be free...

WHO: Rich countries should donate vaccines, not use boosters

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LONDON — Top officials at the World Health Organization say there's not enough evidence to show that third doses of coronavirus vaccines are needed...

US officials flag “small” reaction risk with J&J vaccine

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WASHINGTON — Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine may pose a “small possible risk” of a rare but potentially dangerous neurological reaction, U.S. health officials...

Pfizer to discuss vaccine booster with US officials Monday

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WASHINGTON — Pfizer says it plans to meet with top U.S. health officials Monday to discuss the drugmaker’s request for federal authorization of a...

South Africa ramps up vaccine drive, too late for this surge

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JOHANNESBURG — Some in wheelchairs, others on canes, hundreds of South Africans waited recently on the ramps of an open-air Johannesburg parking garage to...

Fauci: Too soon to say if Americans may need vaccine booster

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WASHINGTON — The government's top infectious diseases expert said Sunday “it is entirely conceivable, maybe likely” that Americans will need a booster dose of...